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Minnehaha County, South Dakota

Minnehaha County was established on April 05, 1862 (organized in 1868) from Unorganized territory.

Currently the Minnehaha County Seat is located in Sioux Falls and the county government website is

Locations adjacent to Minnehaha County are Moody CountyRock County, Minnesota, Lyon County, Iowa, Lincoln CountyTurner CountyMcCook CountyLake County.

Minnehaha County has Federal Census Schedules to help in researching your family tree. Federal government Population Schedules are present for 18701880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

Minnehaha Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1870 and 1880. Minnehaha Co. Industry and Agriculture Schedules can be found for 1870 and 1880. Minnehaha Co. Union Veterans Schedules is available for 1890. There are free down-loadable not to mention printable census forms to help with your research.

Minnehaha County Society and Family History Resources

A list of Minnehaha County Historical  and Genealogical Societies, Forums, Message Boards, Libraries, Archives.

Minnehaha County Courthouse and Government Records

Genealogist often overlook the benefits of Minnehaha County court, probate, and land files as a useful resource of ancestry and genealogy details. Hidden away in South Dakota courthouses and archives just about everywhere are the ambitions and frustrations of the many South Dakota residents.

The odds are very good that your potential forefathers have left a comprehensive record of at least quite a few elements of their lives in the Minnehaha County court records. Even if your forefathers is not referred to in a Court case, take into consideration all of the other procedures which could have lead to him or her to appear in court records.

Minnehaha County Links

The following are web links to Family history and genealogy, Records and Resources relating to Minnehaha County. Each of these genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Business Sites, Private Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some require a payment. This is simply a directory which has been gathered or submitted. I do not recommend or promote one genealogy site above another. Feel free to furnish your own most liked Minnehaha County genealogy or family history associated sites.

Minnehaha Co. SD Books, Newspapers & Publications

Minnehaha Co. SD Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Minnehaha Co. SD Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Minnehaha Co. SD Census Records

Minnehaha Co. SD Cemeteries & Church Records

Minnehaha Co. SD Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Minnehaha Co. SD General and History Websites

Minnehaha Co. SD Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Minnehaha Co. SD Military Records